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This site contains a selection from my extensive stock of rare and antiquarian books. Specialisms include English literature, Bibles, and religious books.

 

La Vie de Gaspard de Coligny, Cologne 1686

La Vie de Gaspard de Coligny, Cologne 1686, for sale

Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien

La Vie de Gaspard de Coligny

Cologne, Pierre Marteau, 1686.

Price: £185.00
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Nouvelles Reflexions par Etienne Vernage, rare edition of 1680

Nouvelles Reflexions Etienne Francois de Vernage, 1680, for sale

Vernage, Etienne Francois de

, Nouvelles Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales et Politiques

Lyon, Thomas Amauley, 1680

12mo. ( 14.5 x 8 cm), 24 unnumbered pages + 192 pages + 18 unnumbered pages. Collates: a8,e4, A8, B4, C8, D4, E8, F4, G8, H4, I8, K4, L8, M4, N8, O4, P8, Q4, R8. S1.

Price: £165.00
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Essai Sur le Beau Par le Père André J…

Essai Sur le Beau 1767, for sale

André, Yves Marie

Essai Sur le Beau Par le Père André J… Avec Un Discours Preliminaire, Ex des Refléctions sur le Gôut. Par M. Formey.

Amsterdam, C.H. Schneider, 1767

8vo. (18 x 11.5 cm), 4 unnumbered pages + lxxx + 106 pages. Readable throughout, but the pages heavily browned, with some spotting. Bound in brown leather, a black leather label on the spine. The binding rubbed and worn, with loss of leather on the corners and at the top and bottom of the spine. The boards firmly attached, nut the leather cracked along part of the hinges.

 

Price: £45.00
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Collection of Victorian Reviews including M.E. Braddon, Wilkie Collins etc. etc.

Reviews; M.E. Braddon, Jane Austen, for sale

Bound collection of Nineteenth Century book reviews, and articles about authors from magazines and reviews.

  A fascinating collection of contemporary reaction to the works of Nineteenth Century novelists; the author’s criticized include M.E. Braddon (British Review 1865), Wilke CollinsMaria Edgeworth (Quarterly Review 1814), Jane Eyre (North British Review 1849 - along with two other novels) and many, many more. The volume also contains articles about novelists of the Eighteenth Century, including Sterne, Richardson and Jane Austen (St.

Price: £65.00
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Les Supercheries Littéraires Dévoilées et Dictionnaire Des Ouvrages Anonymes

Les Supercheries Litté raires Dévoilées et Dictionnaire Des Ouvrages Anonymes

Les Supercheries Littéraires Dévoilées; 3 volumes with Dictionnaire Des Ouvrages Anonymes, suite de la seconde édition dé s Les Supercheries Littéraires Dé voilées, Volumes 1-4.

Paris, Paul Deffis, 1869-1879

Price: £200.00
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Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow Esq. British Civil War

Ludlow Memoirs, 1751, for sale

Ludlow, Edmund

Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow Esq.; Lieutenant-General of Horse…

London, A. Millar etc., 1751

Folio (31x20cm), portrait frontispiece + xii +502 + 18 + pages + index.

Generally a clean, crisp copy internally, with a little browning and light marking to some pages. A brown mark on the back of the portrait and a narrow brown mark at the edge of the title page (approximately 3 millimetres wide and 8cm long).

Price: £180.00
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Three annotated Sotheby’s Catalogues with correspondence from Bernard Quaritch Ltd., detailing purchases on behalf of Sir R. Leicester Harmsworth.

Annotated Auction Catalogue Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth

Bibliotheca Phillippica 1935-36

Bibliotheca Phillippica 1935, 17th and 18th June

Bibliotheca Phillippica 1935, 24th and 25th June

Bibliotheca Phillippica 1936, 29th and 30th June

Price: £40.00
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Folio Engraved Portraits, Published in 1821

Portrait of Sir Francis Bacon

Lodge, Edmund

Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain Volume II

London, Lackington, Hughes etc, 1821

Folio (42x27cm), 41 full page engravings, each with accompanying text (varying from four to ten pages for each subject).

The subjects of the engravings include: Francis Bacon, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Releigh and Sir Thomas Bodley.

Price: £175.00
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Shelley, Percy Bysshe (Poet). Book with Family Association

Bysshe Shelley Inscription

Horace

Opera

On the front free endpaper the inscription ‘Bysshe Shelley 1715 not his book but W. Nicholl’s’.

8vo. A very worn copy, the title page replaced in manuscript, so impossible to date, but clearly before 1715. The pages held together reasonably soundly.

Bound in a full leather binding, panelled calf, the boards loose but attached, but the binding very worn: leather missing from the bottom of the back cover and much of the spine.

Price: £200.00
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